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Angie Mason of Fairfield and Joplin Tedford of Norris City have been awarded the Clemence Elizabeth Cox Scholarship for the 2014 fall semester.  The $500 scholarships are awarded semi-annually to second-level nursing students at Frontier Community College.  Both

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Charles Chambliss Jr87-year-old Wayne City resident, Charles Chambliss Jr., died at 2:40 p.m. Thursday, October 23 at his home.    He was a retired welder.

Surviving are his wife, Mary K. Chambliss; one son, Charles Allen Chambliss of Wayne City;

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Leonard Scrivner95-year-old Belle Rive resident, Leonard Vernon Scrivner, died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 21 at his home.  He was a lifelong farmer, a Pioneer Seed salesman for many years, and a member of the Long Prairie Missionary Baptist Church.

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The first installment of Wayne County’s real estate taxes is due this Friday.  Treasurer Donna Vaughan says an express lane will be set up at the Wayne County Courthouse this Thursday and Friday for those who wish to pay

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An O.IL (Opportunity in Land) county hall meeting has been set for this Tuesday night at 7 p.m.  The meeting was originally set to be held at Fairfield City Hall, but has been moved to the First Christian Church.

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 Robert MeadWhite County Sheriff Dougcurrier Maier says two inmates were missing from the White County Jail this morning.  26-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate (right) and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City, IL  (left) were missing from

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Found at 1410 West Main Street in Fairfield: a rottweiler mix, near Save A Lot.  Has a chain collar.  Can be picked up at the Ann New Apartments east of Save A Lot.

27-year-old Alan Dale Stratton of Crossville was injured and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon in White County.  State police say Stratton was riding a motorcycle on White County

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Lee Brown000179-year-old Fairfield resident, Lee Roy Brown, died at 6:50 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was a retired salesman, loved to cook, had several restaurants, and was manager in the

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Bill Trotter83-year-old Belle Rive resident, Billie J. (Bill) Trotter, died at 1:45 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in McLeansboro.  He was a retired technician with the Hamilton County Telephone Co-op in Dahlgren, and was

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